Restaurant Reviews

Review: O'Connell Street Bistro, Auckland CBD Review: O'Connell Street Bistro, Auckland CBD

Auckland Council has erected a reassuring sign declaring…

Brunch: Urban Cafe, Newmarket Brunch: Urban Cafe, Newmarket

The menu covered all the basics (toast, eggs, porridge…

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Recipe: Pumpkin, caramelised onion and rosemary free-form tarts
Recipe: Pumpkin, caramelised onion and rosemary free-form tarts

Serves 4 • 1kg butternut pumpkin, seeded, peeled and chopped • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil • Sea salt…

Kids judge ice cream awards
Kids judge ice cream awards

A morning spent on maths, spelling or reading. Or eating 21 icecreams.

Winemaker toasts its royal boost
Winemaker toasts its royal boost

There will have been cheers all round at Queenstown's Amisfield winery after William and Kate popped in on Sunday.

Not many in US hooked on GE fish
Not many in US hooked on GE fish

Developers of genetically modified fish and meat face an uphill battle to get their products on US store shelves.

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Dave Shaw: 7 healthy hints from farmers
Dave Shaw: 7 healthy hints from farmers

You don't need to know anything about nutrition to eat healthy, writes Dave Shaw. I'm reminded of this…

Review: Rata Dining, Queenstown

Have you noticed how many chefs these days never have time to make your dinner? A star chef must have his name (there does…

Grant Allen: Budget nights (+recipe)

Affordable meals don’t have to be bland, writes Grant Allen.

Cheers: Don't price out beer

The cost of a pint at the local tavern has become prohibitive, writes Don Kavanagh.

Pub spy: Custom St pub has the right mix
Pub spy: Custom St pub has the right mix

The Crown in Customs St used to be a slightly odd mix of micro-brewbar and fine dining spot, where starched…

Recipe: Banana bread and poached apples

• 1 400g packet of banana bread premix • 2 bananas, mashed • 100g cashew nuts, roughly chopped • 6 apples cut into quarters…

Recipe: Chicken, pumpkin, spinach and white bean bake

Chicken Stock • 1 boiler fowl • 1 onion, roughly chopped • Chopped celery • Chopped carrots • A few peppercorns • 1 bay…

Recipe: Creamy bacon and spinach penne

This is quick to make when you are busy, late home from work or the kids have sports training. Serves 8+ • 2 packets…

Recipe: Marbled chocolate pavlova

Serves 8+ • 1 packet pavlova mix $3.99 • 500ml cream $2.99 • 1 packet Nestle chocolate melts $3.99 (optional) • 200ml…

Secret to MasterChef success
Secret to MasterChef success

On TV hit MasterChef NZ , they're cool and calm, showing a mastery in the kitchen from of a lifetime…

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Recipes

Recipe: Carrot and cardamom cured salmon
Recipe: Carrot and cardamom cured salmon

With wild greens and herbs, salt and vinegar jelly…

Recipe: Zucchini, pea and pesto slice
Recipe: Zucchini, pea and pesto slice

Packed into lunchboxes and picnic baskets, zucchini…

Chocolate's happy secret
Chocolate's happy secret

Money may not buy happiness or grow on trees but when…

Grant Allen: From paddock to plate (+recipes)
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